Obituaries 10-22

Published: Monday, October 22, 2012 at 09:50 AM.

Martin William Rose, Jr.

Mr. Martin William Rose, Jr., 88, passed away Oct. 21, 2012. He was born Aug.7, 1924 in Michigan to Martin William Rose, Sr.

Mr. Rose was a resident of Freeport and was Protestant by faith. He was a veteran of World War II, Korean Conflict, and Vietnam Era having flown as a bomber pilot and serving his country in the U.S. Air Force with more than 31 years of service before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He was an avid golfer, loved fishing, boating, and spending time with his family.

Mr. Rose is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers James Rose, Victor Rose, and one son Robert Rose.

Mr. Rose is survived by his loving wife of 39 years Judith Rose of Freeport; son, Jeffery Rose of New Mexico, stepdaughter, Amy Lewis and husband Steve; stepson, Greg Derda and wife Joan; sister, Barbara Hoskins; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

Joann E. Sly

Mrs. Joann E. Sly, 79, passed away Oct. 18, 2012, at Sacred Heart Hospital after a lengthy illness. She was born in Etowah County, Ala., Aug. 26, 1933, to Lawrence and Lilly East.

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